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A Magnetic 'Wormhole' That Connects Two Regions of Space Was Created in The Lab

Two years ago ... this was weird.<p>Back in 2015, researchers in Spain created a tiny magnetic wormhole for the first time ever. They used it to connect …

Dopamine: An Important Neurotransmitter You Probably Don’t Know About

Do you know what dopamine is? Should you know what dopamine does and why it’s important? Dopamine is a common neurotransmitter. It is even more important for those with ADD, ADHD and impulse control issues.<p>Dopamine is just one of the brain’s slow down switches. It helps modulate the speed of …

Neuroscience

Sleep Deprivation: How And Why Your Brain Will Start To Eat Itself When You Get Less Sleep

Sleep deprivation is something we are all familiar with. But while most folks know, or have experienced, the day-time sleepiness, fatigue and even …

How We Ruined Mindfulness

<i>Breathe. Be in the moment. Live in the here and now.</i><p>Those are familiar words, I’m sure, because we are living through a mindfulness revolution. …

What Comes After the F-35 Could Revolutionize Warfare Forever

<i>It is also possible that the new 6th-generation fighter could use advanced, futuristic stealth technology able to enable newer, more capable air</i> …

Aviation

How weather forecasts could help develop 'designer' drugs personalised to your illness

We need a better way to discover blockbuster treatments: it seems the more money companies spend on research and development and the more we …

We May Be Completely Wrong About How Our Brains Form Memories

One Experience, Two Memories<p>Scientists have long believed the human brain stores memories following a two-step process. Memories are first stored in …

The Brain

What Happens to Your Brain When You Stop Believing in God

It's like going off a drug.<p>My belief in God didn't spontaneously combust—it faded. I lost my virginity at 16. I stopped going to church. I snuck out past curfew. As punishment, my mom made me memorize Bible verses, and I recited them like recipes.<p>I wasn't the only kid who stopped believing. A …

Our Brains May be 100 Times More Powerful Than We Thought

The human brain is so powerful that some intelligent computers called neural networks are patterned after how the human brain works. As such, …

[WEB SITE] How Do Neuroplasticity and Neurogenesis Rewire Your Brain?

Granule cells were first identified by Santiago Ramón y Cajal, who made beautiful sketches in 1899 that illustrate how granule cells create synaptic …

NASA released incredible new animations of a star that exploded with the energy of 100 million suns

New animations released by NASA are recasting a groundbreaking astronomical moment in a whole new light.<p>On February 24, 1987, astronomers Oscar Dhalde and Ian Shelton witnessed an incredible sight atop a Chilean mountain: a new star in the night sky. Soon, however, they realized it was not a star's …

Universe

Elon Musk's Moon Mission Is Exciting, Audacious ... and Iffy

Elon Musk has been known to keep only few books on the shelf behind his desk at the SpaceX factory floor in Hawthorne, Calif. Most of them are basic …

A Giant Neuron Has Been Found Wrapped Around The Entire Circumference of The Brain

This could be where consciousness forms.<p>For the first time, scientists have detected a giant neuron wrapped around the entire circumference of a …

New radar strips F-35 ‘naked’

The RAAF’s first F-35’s will be making their debut Australian appearance at the Avalon air show this week. It’s not a combat-capable aircraft, yet, …

Boeing has an updated F-18 in the works — here's how it's 'comparable' to the F-35

The idea that an F/A-18 Super Hornet could be "comparable" to the F-35 met swift and intense condemnation, and Lockheed Martin quickly lost billions in value on its stock.<p>"No, Mr. Trump, You Can't Replace F-35 With A 'Comparable' F-18" a headline at Breaking Defense said.<p>"You can't replace the F-35 …

Aviation

A Perfect Universe: Could It Have Been Born Completely Uniform?

When you think of the Universe, you certainly don’t think of it as a smooth, uniform place. After all, a clump like planet Earth is awfully different than the abyss of empty space! Yet on the largest scales, the Universe is pretty smooth, and at early times, it was smooth even on smaller scales. …

Seven Things Neuroscientists Know That Most People Don't

<i>What are some things that neuroscientists know but most people don’t? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights</i>.<p><b>Answer by Paul King, Director of Data Science, on Quora:</b><p>There are hundreds of surprising, …

Quora

Intelligence May Stem From a Basic Algorithm in the Human Brain

Theory of Connectivity<p>The human brain is the most sophisticated organ in the human body. The things that the brain can do, and how it does them, have …

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Attention Women: We Have Found "The Fountain of Youth" – This miraculous remedy will make you look 10 years younger!

In this article we are going to show you “The Fountain of Youth”. Just by consuming this home remedy, you will look 10 years younger and healthy, …

The Logic-Defying Double-Slit Experiment Is Even Weirder Than You Thought

Just by observing the process of the experiment, everything changes.<p>Do you remember the double-slit experiment? It's one of the weirder experiments in modern physics, and cuts to the heart of the weirdness of quantum mechanics. Basically, waves that pass through two narrow, parallel slits will form …

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The fourth state of matter: Consciousness

WHY are you conscious right now? Specifically, why are you having a subjective experience of reading these words, seeing colours and hearing sounds, …

What Are Quantum Gravity's Alternatives To String Theory?

The Universe we know and love — with Einstein’s General Relativity as our theory of gravity and quantum field theories of the other three forces — has a problem that we don’t often talk about: it’s incomplete, <i>and we know it</i>. Einstein’s theory on its own is just fine, describing how …

The corrugated galaxy: Milky Way may be much larger than previously estimated

The Milky Way galaxy is at least 50 percent larger than is commonly estimated, according to new findings that reveal that the galactic disk is …

Network theory sheds new light on origins of consciousness

Where in your brain do <i>you</i> exist? Is your awareness of the world around you and of yourself as an individual the result of specific, focused changes …